On This Day

What Happened on March 25, 1996

Historical Events


Film tv awardsAcademy Awards

68th Academy Awards: "Braveheart", Nicolas Cage & Susan Sarandon win

  • Comet C/1996 B2 (Hyakutake) approaches within 0.1018 AUs of Earth
  • Freedom Shoemakers on Maryport's Solway Estate closes
  • Ice Dance Championship at Edmonton won by Gritshuk & Platov (RUS)
  • Ice Pairs Championship at Edmonton won by Eltsova & Bushkov (RUS)
  • Ladies Figure Skating Championship in Edmonton won by Michelle Kwan (USA)
  • Men's Figure Skating Championship in Edmonton won by Todd Eldredge (USA)
  • The European Union's Veterinarian Committee bans the export of British beef and its by-products as a result of "mad cow disease" (BSE).
  • US issues newly-redesigned $100 bill

Famous Deaths

  • John Snagge, British newsreader and commentator for the BBC (Oxford-Cambridge Boat Race), dies at 91
1996 Highlights

About March 25, 1996

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 8 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aries